"Cum gratia & priuilegio Imperiali, ad Quinquennium."--title page
Based upon Sebastian Virdung's "Musica getutscht", Basel, 1511 (cf. Preface) The illustrations are reproductions of those in Virdung's work, and include a motet, p. 40-43, which appears in mensural notation and also in tablature for the clavichord and for the lute. Pages 58-59 contain tables showing the tablature for bass, tenor and discant flute
Signatures: Áþ Ćþ B-D́þ F-Óþ
Spine title: Musurgia
Boston Public Library (Allen A. Brown Collection) copy quarter-bound in red and green marbled papers and red leather over boards. Spine includes spine title and decorative device of the Boston Public Library in gilt. Printed on laid papers with vertical chainlines. Title page detached from binding. Title page includes embossed stamp of the Boston Public Library. Front pastedown includes presentation ex libris (book plate) of the Boston Public Library identifying copy as a gift of Joshua Bates on September 15, 1859. Rear pastedown includes affixed square (dated October 1884) detailing circulation rules of the Boston Public Library
Irregular pagination throughout. No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.